Caroling by Candlelight Logo -- 09.19.19
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Joy to the World!
You're invited to spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear. Join the herald angels by singing traditional Christmas carols to our neighbors. 
Joy to the World!
You're invited to spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear. Join the herald angels by singing traditional Christmas carols to our neighbors. 

FRIDAY DECEMBER 10, 2021 | 6-8:30P
ST. JAMES | 17514 DETROIT AVE. | LAKEWOOD

*** FREE ***
(Donations gratefully accepted)

***Rain or Shine!***

Please dress for the weather!

Cookies & Cocoa


7:30P | CANDLELIT COURTYARD

Schedule of the Evening | Participants
6:00P | Caroling by Candlelight Participants Arrive (RAIN OR SHINE! Please dress for the weather!)
6:00-6:15P | Carolers Gather Before the Blessed Sacrament to Pray Before Heading Out
6:15P | Caroling Groups Depart (with provided song booklets of traditional Christmas carols, Christmas cards for our neighbors, and lanterns/lights brought from home as well as provided candles for caroling in the streets surrounding St. James. Folks will go out in groups of 12-15 people)
6:30-7:15P | The Intercessory Prayer Team prays before the Blessed Sacrament in the Church
(perfect for our prayer warriors and/or those unable to navigate the potentially icy sidewalks)
7:15P Caroling Groups Return (to all together sing Silent Night & O Come, O Come Emmanuel as a large group in Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament)
7:25P | Reposition of the Blessed Sacrament
7:30P | Free Cookies & Cocoa in the Candlelit Courtyard (Bakers Needed!)
8:30P | Participants Depart
Can You Help Spread the Joy?
In order to make this a joyful evening for our parish & neighbors, we will need volunteers to:
* PRAY
- for the evening & our neighbors, leading up to the evening
- and interceding during the caroling portion of the event before the Blessed Sacrament 
* Assist with the big-picture logistics 
* Lead Caroling Groups 
* Bake cookies (requested amount: 2-4 dozen per volunteer)
* Donate items off of our Amazon Wishlist::
* Decorate the Courtyard (Day of Volunteers Especially Needed after the 8:15a Mass) 
* Set-Up and Clean-Up
* Write Christmas Cards, enclosing Christmas Mass times
AND MORE!
Please contact Lina Simms at linadorasimms@gmail.com or 216-650-8262 with questions or ideas, or sign up below to volunteer. 
  • Adorer / Prayer Warrior | Caroling by Candlelight
    Fri, Dec 10
    St James Catholic Church
    Dec 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – Dec 11, 2021, 7:30 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    The Intercessory Prayer Team prays before the Blessed Sacrament in the Church (perfect for our prayer warriors and/or those unable to navigate the potentially icy sidewalks) during Caroling by Candlelight.
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  • Attend | Caroling by Candlelight 2021
    Fri, Dec 10
    St James Catholic Church
    Dec 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – Dec 11, 2021, 8:30 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Joy to the World! You're invited to spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear. Join the herald angels by singing traditional Christmas carols to our neighbors. Free to attend. Donations Gratefully Accepted.
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  • Caroling by Candlelight | Caroling Group Leader | 2021
    Dec 10, 2021, 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM EST
    Lakewood, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Lend your voice to lead a group! Pavarottis not required -- just help your groups stay on track, on time, and on key (if possible!) Glow necklaces provided!
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  • Cookie Volunteer | Caroling by Candlelight 2021
    Fri, Dec 10
    St James Catholic Church
    Dec 10, 2021, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM EST
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Dust off your favorite Christmas cookie recipes! Asking for 2-4 dozen cookies per cookie volunteer. All varieties of homemade or store-bought are welcome. Please label your cookie type and deliver them in a disposable container by 5:30p on Dec 10 to the Candlelit Courtyard & then join the fun!
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  • Day-Of Event Volunteer | Caroling by Candlelight 2021
    Dec 10, 2021, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Volunteer to bring Joy to the World! See below for easy ways you can help bring Christmas cheer to our St. James neighborhood. Thank you for spreading joy! Learn more on the event page: https://www.stjameslakewood.com/caroling
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Schedule of the Evening | Participants & Volunteers
(Sun. Dec. 5 - after 10:30A Mass) | Volunteers Decorate the Courtyard & Prep Christmas Cards
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Dec. 10  | 5:00P | Volunteers Arrive (for day-of set-up in the Courtyard and to set-up luminaries outside)
5:45P | Caroling Group Leaders Arrive
6:00P | Caroling by Candlelight Participants Arrive
6:00-6:15P | Carolers Gather Before the Blessed Sacrament to Pray Before Heading Out
6:15P | Caroling Groups Depart (with provided song booklets of traditional Christmas carols, Christmas cards for our neighbors, and lanterns/lights brought from home as well as provided candles for caroling in the streets surrounding St. James. Folks will go out in groups of 12-15 people)
6:30-7:15P | The Intercessory Prayer Team prays before the Blessed Sacrament in the Church
(perfect for our prayer warriors and/or those unable to navigate the potentially icy sidewalks)
7:15P Caroling Groups Return (to all together sing Silent Night & O Come, O Come Emmanuel as a large group in Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament)
7:25P | Reposition of the Blessed Sacrament
7:30P | Free Cookies & Cocoa in the Lower Church (Bakers needed!)
8:30P | Participants Depart & Clean-up begins
9:00P | Volunteers Depart